Several dozen nearby residents came to the meeting to oppose the project, which will be diagonally across the road from Extra Space Storage.
Owners, Preservationists Discuss Plans to Revive Old Searstown
The small gathering was delighted to discover that a second mosaic mural that had been covered up appears intact.
Public’s Wish List for Downtown West Includes Better Walkability and Park Access
People attending a public forum said they want better sidewalks, easy access to Bonnet Springs Park, and a grocery store.
Landmark Searstown Mosaic Mural Uncovered
Painters whitewashed the mosaic artwork in 2016. The paint was carefully removed this past week.
Developers Plan 60 Affordable Apartments on Griffin Road
The project will provide subsidized housing for people transitioning from homelessness or insecure housing, according to the developers.
Neighborhood of Mass Shooting Has Been a Focus of Redevelopment
Parker Street area is still emerging from decades of blight, homelessness, drug dealing and prostitution.
Plans For ‘The Chapel’ Bar Might Be Halted by Neighboring Church
City regulations prohibit a bar less than 300 feet from a church downtown, unless the City Commission grants a variance.
2023 MLK Festivities Will Span 10 Days
Highlights include the annual parade, a jazz festival, free admission to the Florida Children’s Museum and a day of service
Art Installation Will Celebrate Lake Morton Area and City’s Cultural Organizations
The piece has a picnic theme and includes a neighborhood map and signs pointing toward arts groups.
New Bethel AME Church Creating a Community Garden
Produce grown on-site will be used for the congregation’s much-needed food pantry.